Kennebec Valley Community College is located in Somerset County — one of the most economically depressed areas in Maine. The admissions team faced challenges from a number of sources, including a decline in high school enrollment and increased competition. Find out what tools they used to beat the odds.
Historically, within higher education, January is the highest search/demand period and this January, Google is projecting another strong surge with demand peaking within the first three weeks. However, when looking at spend distribution, it appears that colleges and universities are spending more to capture students in August and September than in January. This reveals a gap in higher ed assumptions and actual prospective student behavior.
Creating new programs requires significant investments of time and money, packaged with a high risk of low enrollment. How can you mitigate risk and set the stage for a successful program? We’ll walk you through the process.
By the end of the day, tables were stacked high with blankets, a playground had been cleaned of trash and leaves, and the team had assembled hundreds of food packs at Feed My Starving Children.
Many colleges and universities are still nestled in the values and influences of past generations. If colleges and universities are to be successful, they must find common ground with the new generation.